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Back of the Envelope Valuations for your Staffing Firm

May 16, 2013

  • Valuations performed by experts for 20 firms
  • How important is segment, size, growth, concentration, profitability? 
  • Tips on how to maximize the value of your firm

NA Legs & Regs Advisor - May 2013

May 15, 2013

  • Improper per diem payments cost staffing firm $1.9 Million
  • OSHA sets sights on temporary workers
  • Staffing firm cannot use automatic termination or assignment end to avoid costs dependent on return to work
  • Bankruptcy court allows priority payment of temporary employees’ wages

Staffing Market Assessment: Oil and Gas Sector

May 7, 2013

  • Oil and gas professionals in extreme demand (unemployment rates below 1%)
  • Contract workers comprise 30% of workforce in many exploration, production, and refining projects
  • Successful staffing firms have large working capital, deep safety expertise, and a strong reputation

SI Report Webinar - May 2013

May 7, 2013

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Introducing our US statutory expense tool

May 2013 Jobs Report Digest

May 5, 2013

  • Temporary help jobs up 31,000 in April, and up 7.4% versus last year
  • Total nonfarm employment up 165,000 in April
  • The temp penetration rate rose to 1.97%

Market Trends and Best Practices in the RPO Solutions Business

May 2, 2013

  • Major trends in the RPO marketplace
  • Technological innovations are one of the key drivers of RPO
  • Advice for pure-play and independent RPOs

April 2013 NALTO Benchmarking Survey- Summary Report

April 30, 2013

  • Summary report of locum tenens benchmarking survey results
  • 16 companies generating $1.2B in 2012 locum revenue comprise response pool
  • Among respondents, locum tenens revenue rose 10% in 2012

Outplacement Growth Update - April 2013

April 29, 2013

  • Outplacement revenue at Adecco showed single digit growth through the second half of 2012, while at Manpower outplacement showed strong growth through the same period.
  • The number of monthly layoffs in the U.S. has stabilized since early 2012 according the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • In March,... More

Clinical/Scientific Growth Update - April 2013

April 29, 2013

  • Public company revenue results were mixed in the second half of 2012, with Adecco's North American Medical Sciences revenue leading the pack.
  • Over the past decade, R&D employment in the physical, engineering, and life sciences has shown a strong secular growth trend, increasing by 25% while... More

Initial “Ecosystem Snapshot” of Solution/Service Providers to Staffing Firms – Spring 2013

April 24, 2013

  • Staffing firms depend on an ecosystem of solution/service providers (and vice-versa)
  • 200+  participated in SIA survey to begin to identify and characterize the ecosystem
  • Respondents spanned more than 20 solution/service types, including consulting, payroll, technology, M&A, marketing... More